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Emily Davies

  • Personal injury  

    Personal injury

    Emily undertakes work for Claimants and Defendants in all areas of personal injury work including workplace claims, public liability, road traffic accidents, accidents suffered abroad, fatal accidents, occupier’s liability claims, highways agencies’ claims and has a particular interest in claims arising out of tenancies and housing disrepair.

    Emily regularly advises on insurance / indemnity issues involving the Road Traffic Act 1988, the Uninsured Drivers Agreement, the MIB and European legislation.

    Emily has considerable experience in credit hire litigation.

    News & Resources

    Expert evidence and Rome II

    Jurisdiction: the law applicable under Council Regulation 864/2007 (“Rome II”) in the context of a decision about expert evidence was considered in Wall v Mutuelle de Poitiers Assurances [2014] EWCA Civ 138.

    1st July 2014 Read more
  • Property  

    Property

    Landlord and tenant and housing:

    Emily’s practice covers all aspects of landlord and tenant and housing work with a particular emphasis on social housing related matters including all aspects of possession proceedings, nuisance and anti social behaviour, unlawful sub-letting, public law defences, disability discrimination succession, right to buy, trespass, disrepair and housing management. Emily regularly acts for social landlords and advises in relation to housing management issues, lease agreements, competing rights between landlords, long leases, right to buy, service charges and forfeiture.

    Beneficial interests and other interests in property:

    Emily regularly advises and represents clients in disputes between co-owners and claims for beneficial (or other) interests in land including claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, Inheritance Act claims, priority of interests in land and claims for ancillary relief.

    In addition Emily continues to represent clients in all aspects of family law and in particular claims for ancillary relief or involving quasi-matrimonial finance.

    Work recently undertaken:

    • Inheritance Act claims by cohabitees.
    • Co-ownership disputes, equitable accounting in respect of investment properties, powers of the court under TOLATA.
    • Cohabitee claims under TOLATA and estoppel.
    • Ancillary relief and financial relief for unmarried couples in respect of children.
    • Regularly appears in civil and family courts and RTMs.
  • Costs  

    Costs

     

  • Wills and trusts disputes  

    Wills and trusts disputes

    Trusts and wills disputes in particular claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and applications under Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

    Work recently undertaken:

    • Inheritance Act claims by cohabitees.
    • Co-ownership disputes, equitable accounting in respect of investment properties, powers of the court under TOLATA.
    • Cohabitee claims under TOLATA and estoppel.
    • Ancillary relief and financial relief for unmarried couples in respect of children.
    • Regularly appears in civil and family courts and RTMs.

Profile

Emily’s practice divides between personal injury and property work. She undertakes work in all aspects of personal Injury work for both Claimants and Defendants. Her property practice covers a full range of work with a particular focus on residential property and disputes as to beneficial interests in property and other interests in land.

Emily is regularly instructed in costs related matters.

Further information

Qualifications

  • Queen Mother's scholarship and Blackstone Entrance Exhibition, Middle Temple 1999
  • LLB Law with French, Cardiff University, 1st class honours
  • Diplome d’Etude Juridiques, Universite de Poitiers, France

Languages

  • French / English bilingual

Memberships

  • PIBA
  • SHLA
  • FLBA

Background

Emily worked for the North Wales Tribunal of Inquiry into Child Abuse chaired by Sir Ronald Waterhouse prior to undertaking her training.

Pro Bono - On Thursdays she provides advice on matters of landlord and tenant to French speakers in London through an organisation called Consultations Gratuites.

Interests

France and its fantastic cuisine. The mountains, skiing and snowboarding. Tennis and many other outdoor activities.

 

News & Resources

Expert evidence and Rome II

Jurisdiction: the law applicable under Council Regulation 864/2007 (“Rome II”) in the context of a decision about expert evidence was considered in Wall v Mutuelle de Poitiers Assurances [2014] EWCA Civ 138.

1st July 2014 Read more
Emily Davies


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Year of Call 2000

Email

emilydavies@lambchambers.co.uk

Contact clerk

Cliff Alderson

020 7797 8303

VAT Reg No

815402263

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